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Higley Center for the Performing Arts in Gilbert, AZ

Higley Center for the Performing Arts

Higley Center for the Performing Arts, located at the Higley High School in Gilbert, Arizona,

is an event venue showcasing local, regional, and national performers. The concert hall accommodates large audiences with 1235 seats connected by a spacious lobby to the more intimate space Little Theater seating 186.

The building itself lends a modern architectural style, providing an optimal venue to rent for any professional production. Whether you’re looking to rent a space for a performance, exhibit, conference, or meeting, Higley Center for the Performing Arts provides a multitude of accommodations.

  • Convenient location close to the San Tan 202 Freeway
  • Two different areas ranging from 186 seats to 1235 seats
  • Digital sound console controlling JBL Vertec speakers
  • Bosendorfer 9.5 foot concert grand piano
  • A Marley floor for dance performers
  • Lobby with floor to ceiling windows
  • Separate male and female dressing rooms
  • Convenient load-in and load-out scene shop area
  • Quick-connect power outlets
  • Motorcoach hook-up
  • 24-hour web-based ticketing system
  • Five days a week telephone call center
  • On-site professional Manager and Technician

To preserve and encourage local arts in Gilbert, the Higley Center for the Performing Arts relies heavily on sponsorships and volunteers. Along with the small dedicated staff, sponsors and volunteers help HCPA keep the performance facility and productions running smoothly throughout each season. Support is also essential to the center’s mission to “Grow the Arts in Gilbert.” For those looking to volunteer, sponsor, or are interested in other available support opportunities, contact the Higley Center Manager Robert Zucker, robert.zucker@husd.org.

During the spring 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, Gilbert’s Higley Center for the Performing Arts postponed live ticketed shows scheduled to the fall season, including acts such as The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and the Bellamy Brothers. To provide entertainment virtually during the facility shutdown, the HCPA developed its own local TV channel HCTV to broadcast shows featuring performers, local guests, and hosts. The online streaming broadcasts showcased entertaining piano playing, humor, storytelling, world-renowned vocalist groups, as well as Elvis and Moody Blues tributes, to name a few. The HCTV channel also hosted special event links to Higley Unified School District’s Virtual Graduations for Higley High School and Williams Field High School, both located in Gilbert, AZ.

  • Brian Gray
    7 months ago
    The auditorium is the perfect size so all can have a decent view of what they came here to see. Many different schools have functions here. Your going to want to use the parking off of Recker unless your an hour early since the parking lot off of Pecos is always full. Have fun.
  • A. Hall
    5 months ago
    The Golden Dragons were great! A fun family night out.
  • Rob Bartlett
    6 months ago
    It's a nice auditorium, well laid out and intimate, bringing you in close to the stage. Sound is good, no weirdness there. The only dings are the restrooms are in one corner of the lobby next to the snack bar and it becomes a huge traffic jam at intermission. Also parking is limited close to
  • Joseph Valek
    6 months ago
    Very clean and well laid out concert hall.
  • Bren S
    3 months ago
    Great place ... Could use some updates and cleaning but, good for recitals and competitions.

Higley Center for the Performing Arts
4131 E Pecos Road
Gilbert, Arizona 85295

Box Office: 480.279.7194
Facility Rental: 480.279.7193

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